Registration of all domestic wastewater treatment systems required by 1st of February 2013

The Protect Our Water website ( has been operational since the 26th June 2012. The registration fee has increased to €50 (from €5) since the 28th September. To date, the LGMA have received approximately 340,000 registrations. All owners of premises connected to a domestic wastewater treatment system are required to register their systems by midnight on the 1st of February 2013.

Final Day for registrations of DOMESTIC waste water treatment systems

Today (28th September) is the last day for registration of the Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems (including septic tanks) for the reduced fee of €5. An estimated 186,331 registrations have been submitted as of this morning and it is estimated this figure will reach 200,000 by the end of the day. Owners are reminded that they have until midnight tonight to register and pay the reduced €5 fee online at Payment can also be made at local authority offices throughout the day. Read more...


The Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) confirmed today that over €100 million has been received to date from 990,459 households in payment of the Household Charge.  In addition to this, there were 19,490 waivers received, with a further 6,000 registrations currently being queried. Thus, there is a grand total of 1,015,949 properties registered at this time. Read more...